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Birds of South Africa


English Afrikaans Latin name
Barbet, Crested Kuifkophoutkapper Trachyphonus vaillantii
Bateleur Berghaan Terathopius ecaudatus
Bee-eater, Little Kleinbyvreter Merops pusillus
Bee-eater, Whitefronted Rooikeelbyvreter Merops bullockoides
Bishop, Southern Red Suidelike Rooivink Euplectes orix
Bulbul, Blackeyed (common) Swartoogtiptol Pycnonotus barbatus
Bustard, Kori Gompou Ardeotis kori
Cormorant, Reed Rietduiker Phalacrocorax africanus
Crake, Black Swartriethaan Amaurornis flavirostris
Crane, Blue Bloukraanvoël Anthropoides paradiseus
Crow, Pied Witborskraai Corvus albus
Darter, African Afrikaanse slanghalsvoël Anhinga rufa
Duck, Whitefaced Nonnetjie-eend Dendrocygna viduata
Eagle, African Fish Visarend Haliaeetus vocifer
Eagle, Blackbreasted Snake Swartborsslangarend Circaetus gallicus
Eagle, Brown Snake Bruinslangarend Circaetus cinereus
Eagle, Martial Breëkoparend Polemaetus bellicosus
Eagle, Tawny Roofarend Aquila rapax
Eagle, Wahlberg's Bruinarend Aquila wahlbergi
Egret, Great White Grootwitrerer Casmerodius albus
Francolin, Crested Robert's Bospatrys Francolinus sephaena
Francolin, Natal Natalse fisant Francolinus natalensis
Francolin, Swainson's Bosveldfisant Francolinus swainsonii
Goose, Egyptian Kolgans Alopochen aegyptiacus
Goose, Spurwinged Wildemakou Plectropterus gambensis
Goshawk, Dark Chanting Donkersingvalk Melierax metabates
Guineafowl, Crested Kuifkoptarentaal Guttera pucherani
Guineafowl, Helmeted Gewone tarentaal Numida meleagris
Hamerkop Hamerkop Scopus umbretta
Harrier, African Marsh Afrikaanse vleivalk (Paddavreter) Circus ranivorus
Heron, Goliath Reusereier Ardea goliath
Heron, Greenbacked Groenrugreier Butorides striatus
Heron, Grey Bloureier Ardea cinerea
Heron, Purple Rooireier Ardea purpurea
Hoepoe, African Afrikaanse Hoephoep Upupa africana
Hornbill, Ground Bromvoël Bucorvus leadbeateri
Hornbill, Redbilled Rooibekneushoringvoël Tockus erythrorhynchus
Hornbill, Southern Yellowbilled Suidelike Geelbekneushoringvoël Tockus leucomelas
Ibis, Hadeda Hadeda Bostrychia hagedash
Jacana, Lesser Dwerglangtoon Microparra capensis
Kingfisher, Brownhooded Bruinkopvisvanger Halcyon albiventris
Kingfisher, Giant Reuse visvanger Ceryle maxima
Kingfisher, Pied Bontvisvanger Ceryle rudis
Kingfisher, Woodland Bosveldvisvanger Halcyon senegalensis
Kite, Yellowbilled Geelbekwou Milvus aegyptiacus
Korhaan, Redcrested Boskorhaan Eupodotis ruficrista
Lourie, Grey Kwêvoël Corythaixoides concolor
Magpie Shrike   Corvinella melanoleuca
Ostrich Volstruis Struthio camelus
Oxpecker, Redbilled Rooibekrenostervoël Buphagus erythrorhynchus
Roller, Lilacbreasted Gewone troupant Coracias caudata
Sandpiper, Common Gewone Ruiter Tringa hypoleucos
Sandpiper, Wood Bosruiter Tringa glareola
Secretarybird Secretarisvoël Sagittarius serpentarius
Spoonbill, African Lepelaar Platelea alba
Starling, Glossy Kleinglansspreeu Lamprotornis nitens
Stork, Marabou Maraboe Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Stork, Open-billed Oopbekooievaar Anastomus lamelligerus
Stork, Saddle-billed Saalbekooievaar Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Stork, Woollynecked Wolnekooievaar Ciconia episcopus
Stork, Yellowbilled Nimmersat Micteria ibis
Swallow, Lesser Striped Savanna-zwaluw Hirundo abyssinica
Vulture Aasvoël  
Vulture, White-backed Witrugaasvoël Gyps africanus
Waxbill, Blue Gewone Blousysie Uraeginthus angolensis
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